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  • Nash's Paintings
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    Paul Nash's paintings delt with the Battle of Britain. Mainly from the point of view of the brave R.A.F. pilots, and what they may have seen during thier one on one engagements with the Luftwaffe. Nash also did paintings of the areal battle's as someone on the ground. His hope was to make a painting from someone on the ground as what they may have seen. Unlike the other painters, Nash's paintings were used by R.A.F. officials to help inspire their pilots to fight harder and defeat the Luftwaffe ...
  • Various Sides Of Life During The War
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    The Canvas of War exhibit exemplifies the various sides of life during the war. The layout of the works alone was very effective in the sense that one led into the next as you moved along looking at them. The styles implemented range from a stylistic approach, mainly surreal in nature, and many were highly detailed realistic paintings. The paintings themselves speak volumes for the hardships the soldiers faced as well as the hardships of life for those at home trying to make ends meet while thei...
  • Goya's Painting
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    GOYA: Truth and War On May 2nd 1808 the people of Madrid revolted against the French troops occupying their city. The following day the French retaliated. In the remembrance of this event Francisco de Goya painted The Third of May. The horrific scene takes place at night on a deserted hillside. The feeling of horror is conveyed by the use of lighting. Painted with intense emotional expression the Spaniards stand before there deaths. The soldiers before them lined up with guns in hand and ready t...
  • Heroes Like Demetrio Macias
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    Demetrio Macias', Hope for the Commoners In The Underdogs written by Mariano Azuela, we are introduced to a character that strongly symbolizes the fuel of the Mexican Revolution. Heroes like Demetrio Macias brought the Serrano's hope of giving them what they felt they truly deserved. Although Demetrio Macias, the general (colonel) of a rebel army is hunting down the army of Pancho Villa, he seems to have the same ideals as the enemy. In addition to Demetrio Macias, we meet women like Camilla and...
  • Man In The Painting
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    A Bit of War History: The Contraband; The Recruit; The Veteran, 1865-5, Thomas Waterman Wood: These three paintings individually have powerful imagery that, when brought together, represent American society during The Civil War. They depict the controversy over the literacy of slaves, and their right to fight in the war. The Contraband, which depicts an African American man who seems to be preparing to set of to war, is the first of the three paintings. The title the Contraband refers to the man...
  • Renaissance Style Of Painting
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    Mars and Venus United by Love by Paolo Veronese is done in the Renaissance style of painting. This is done in this style, because Polo Veroneses was a Renaissance painter as well as his teacher Titan. The painting takes place in Rome in the Mythological Era. It is not known who commissioned this work. Emperor Rudolf II in Prague owned this piece of artwork as well as four others of Veroneses paintings. Mars is the God of war; and Venus is the Goddess of love. (These are the Roman names for the G...

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